District sales managers are responsible for regionwide sales in their organization. Among their main responsibilities are monitoring and contributing to marketing campaigns. They oversee daily sales operations and submit reports frequently, as well as interact with other departments within the organization to strengthen output. They ensure safety standards are followed and help resolve team conflicts. They also identify communication problems and escalate according to company policies, as well as develop great customer relationship, and maintain cordiality with vendors. District sales managers create strategies to maximize sale and are responsible for training workers with new sales techniques. They coordinate product launch and focus on customer satisfaction. District sales managers report to the sales president, and their schedule can vary depending on company and project requirements.
District sales managers should have superior leadership skills to develop strong team relationships, and they must have excellent interpersonal abilities to promote company objectives and increase workers' morale. District sales managers must motivate employees by providing a safe, and competitive working environment; they also are in charge of improving effectiveness and raising product or service sales. They must be exceptional at multitasking and should work well with other managers. District sales managers must have experience working under pressure and be results oriented. They also should have proficiency using data calculation software.
This position typically requires bachelor's degree in business, administration, or a related field. Experience in a related position and leadership-related certifications are a plus.
District Sales Manager Tasks
- Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
- Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, objectives, goals and targeted revenue generation.
- Supervise sales professional staff and give sales plan direction.
- Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
- Manage sales professional staff across multiple locations.